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Mothers’ Union

Mothers’ Union Tea Party

Instead of our usual monthly meeting, in August we had a ‘Tea Party’ to celebrate the life of Mary Sumner, founder of the Mothers’ Union. We invited members from Llantwit Major Mothers’ Union, including Fr Craig (we visited them last summer). To add to the occasion everyone had to wear ‘hats’, including the men! We…

Celebrating 25 years with Father Philip

The June meeting of the Mothers’ Union was a ‘celebration tea’ to celebrate  Fr Phillip’s 25 years in charge of All Saints Porthcawl. We started with a short service at 2.30pm. Sue Coughlin welcomed everyone, then a hymn, the Mothers’ Union prayer, followed by a lovely eulogy (with humour) by Hannah Jones telling us of…

Mothers’ Union 25th Anniversary Service

Our June meeting was a ‘celebration tea’ to celebrate Fr Phillip’s 25 years in charge of All Saints Porthcawl. We started with a short service at 2.30pm. Sue Coughlin welcomed everyone, then a hymn, the Mothers’ Union prayer, followed by a lovely eulogy (with humour) by Hannah Jones telling us of Fr Phillip’s time at…

Mothers in the Bible

At the Mothers’ Union Meeting on the 4th April, Father Philip gave a very interesting talk on mothers in the Bible. After a quiz, in which our members had 100% (with all answers correct!), Fr. Philip circulated a copy of Proverbs 31, the first two lines of which are; ‘A capable wife who can find? She is far more precious than jewels.’…

Meeting George Jabbour

Mothers’ Union: Meeting George

Our March meeting was on ST DAVID’S DAY! Our speaker was George Jabbour. Syrian born, George is now a naturalized British subject. He spoke about his early life as a Christian minority living in Damascus. He attended a Christian primary school run by nuns, with both Christian and Muslim pupils studying next to each other…